The newest version of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is heading for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, where it passed with ease in 2020 but didn’t make it into law.
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Although the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the union-backed Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, the far-reaching bill faces long odds in the evenly divided Senate. Even without passage, though, the bill may be a boost to labor interests.
President Barack Obama’s decision to use recess appointments to keep the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from losing its quorum has ignited a firestorm of opposition among lawmakers and business groups. Obama announced his intent on January 4 to use recess appointments to fill three open NLRB seats. The Board, which is supposed to have […]